Best Quotes by John Gay (Top 10)

  1. Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
  2. Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
  3. Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
  4. Envy is a kind of praise.
  5. We only part to meet again.
  6. Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
  7. But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
  8. Can you support the expense of a husband, hussy, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to carry on the daily quarrels of man and wife about who shall squander most?
  9. When we risk no contradiction, it prompts the tongue to deal in fiction
  10. Can love be controll'd by advice?

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